College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr. Pinto, Selected Presentations and Published Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

International Conferences

Pinto S, Majercak K, Bechtol R, Borse M. “Assessing the Validity and Reliability of A Patient Satisfaction Survey for an Employer-Sponsored Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Program,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 17th Annual International Meeting, June 2012, Washington DC. Podium Finalist Award.

Borse M, Vaidya V, Pinto S. ” Co-morbid Depression and its impact on Health Care expenditures among individuals with Asthma,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 17th Annual International Meeting, June 2012, Washington DC.

Pinto S, Partha G, Jania A. “Medication therapy management improves health care utilization and costs for employers”, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 16th Annual International Meeting, May 2011, Baltimore, MD.

Pinto S, Jania A, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C. “Sustaining clinical outcomes over 24 months: Is medication therapy management (MTM) the answer?”, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 16th Annual International Meeting, May 2011, Baltimore, MD.

Pinto S, Partha G. “Health care utilization and costs for a medication therapy management (MTM) program”, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 16th Annual International Meeting, May 2011, Baltimore, MD.

Pinto S, Holl S. “Improving access-to-care leads to optimal outcomes in pharmacist-led medication therapy management (MTM) program,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Ferrell M, Partha G, Bechtol R, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C. “Assessing the impact of an employer sponsored community pharmacy based MTM program on clinical outcomes for patients with diabetes and hypertension,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Kumar J, Holiday-Goodman M, Pinto S, Amialchuk A, “Adherence to statin therapy among the diabetes patients at a self-insured mid-western university in the United States,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Partha G, Ferrell, M, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C. “Improving outcomes and productivity for employees with diabetes,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Partha G, Ferrell M, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C. “Improving clinical outcomes for employees participating in a pharmacist provided MTM,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Holl S. “Using decision modeling to determine cost-effectiveness of pharmacist interventions for patients with diabetes,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Blazejewski L, Holl S. “Improved patient outcomes resulting from physicians’ therapy decisions based on pharmacists’ recommendations,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Ramasamy A, Pinto S, Holiday-Goodman M, Black CD. “Patient adherence to chronic disease medications in a medication therapy management program,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Bechtol R, Partha G. “Assessing the impact of a community pharmacy based MTM program on outcomes for employees with hypertension,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 12th Annual European Congress, October 2009, Paris, France.

Pinto S, Holl S. “Examining the relationship between glycemic control and medication adherence in diabetic patients,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 12th Annual European Congress, October 2009, Paris, France.

Pinto S, Holl S. “Using the ECHO model to examine the effect of an employer-sponsored pharmacist provided diabetes MTM program on outcomes,” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 12th Annual European Congress, October 2009, Paris, France.

Pinto S, Kumar J. “Short-term Outcomes for an Employer Sponsored Pharmacist-Provided Multi Center Diabetes Management Program.” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 14th Annual International Meeting, Florida, May 2009. Poster Finalist Award.

Pinto S, Bechtol R, Zhang Y. “Using Decision Modeling to Map Pharmacists Interventions to Outcomes for Patients with Diabetes.” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 14th Annual International Meeting, Florida, May 2009. Podium Finalist Award.

Pinto S, Bechtol R, Kumar J. “Evaluating Clinical Outcomes of an Employer Sponsored MultiCenter Diabetes And Hypertension Medication Therapy Managemnt (MTMP).” ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting, Florida, May 2009. Podium Finalist Award.

Ramasamy A, Pinto S, Sahloff E. "Identifying Predictors of HIV Patients’ Satisfaction With Mail-Order and Community Pharmacy Services." International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 14th Annual International Meeting, Florida, May 2009.

Pinto S, Holiday-Goodman M, Black C. “Identifying factors that affect patients’ willingness to pay for inhaled insulin.” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 11th Annual European Congress, Athens-Greece, November 2008.

Ramasamy A, Pinto S, Sahloff E. “Designing and testing a HIV-patient satisfaction survey for a comparative analysis of mail-order pharmacy vs. community pharmacy services.” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 13th Annual International Meeting, Toronto, May 3-7, 2008.

Coletto M, Pinto S. “Developing a practice –based research network (PBRN) to evaluate multi-center pharmacist-conducted Medication Therapy Management programs (MTMPS) using the ECHO model.” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 13th Annual International Meeting, Toronto, May 3-7, 2008.

Zhan L, Nair R, Pinto S, Holiday-Goodman M, Black C. “Effect of demographic factors and social economic variables on health care resource utilization and expenditure for breast cancer patients using MEPS 2004.” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 13th Annual International Meeting, Toronto, May 3-7, 2008.

Pinto S, Morgan E. Evaluating clinical and patient-reported outcomes (PROs) for patients with diabetes participating in a comprehensive disease management program. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 10th Annual European Congress, Ireland, October 2007.

Pinto S, Segal R, Winterstein A, Annis L, Pederson L, Willis M, Robinson D, Yates D. “Evaluation of pharmacist interventions in diabetic patients from rural community health centers.” International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research May 2004.

National Conferences

Pinto S, Bechtol R, Majercak K. “Impact of Adherence on Helath Outcomes for a Community Pharmacy MTM Program: Transforming Patient Care for Chronic Disease. American Pharmacists Association 2012 Annual Meeting, March 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Pinto S, Maddocks J, Blazejewski L. “Trends in adherence and patient outcomes in a safety net medication therapy management program” American Pharmacists Association 2011 Annual Meeting, March 2011, Seattle, WA.

Vaidya V, Blazejewski L, Partha G, Patel P, Pinto S. “Impact on Medicare Part D on statin utilization in elderly population” American Pharmacists Association 2011 Annual Meeting, March 2011, Seattle, WA.

Pinto S, Smith A. “Comparative-effectiveness of pharmacist interventions using a decision modeling approach” American Pharmacists Association 2011 Annual Meeting, March 2011, Seattle, WA.

Pinto S, Sahloff E, Birkhofer R, Nagi A. “Barriers to smoking cessation and readiness to quit in HIV patients” American Pharmacists Association 2011 Annual Meeting, March 2011, Seattle, WA.

Smith A, Pinto S. “A systematic review to identify specific pharmacists’ interventions and outcomes associated with drug therapy,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, March 2010, Washington, DC.

Samaroo L, Pinto S. “Estimated cost-savings analysis of pharmacists’ interventions for diabetic patients enrolled in a medication therapy management program,” American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, March 2010, Washington, DC.

Kumar J, Pinto S. “Evaluating economic, clinical, and humanistic outcomes of an employer sponsored multi center diabetes medication therapy management program (MTMP),” American Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting, April 2009, San Antonio, TX.

Bechtol R, Pinto S. “An evaluation of clinical outcomes of a community pharmacy-based medication therapy management program for diabetes and hypertension.” American Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting, April 2009, San Antonio, TX. Postgraduate Best Paper Award in the ESAS section.

Ramasamy A, Pinto S, Sahloff E. “HIV Patient Satisfaction With Pharmacy Services Provided in a Mail-Order vs. Community Pharmacy Setting,” American Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting, April 2009, San Antonio, TX.

Weber N, Pinto S. “Ohio physicians’ intent to adopt electronic prescribing.” American Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting, April 2009, San Antonio, TX.

Deshpande M, Pinto S. “Physician gender and prescribing behavior.” American Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting, April 2009, San Antonio, TX.

Springer, C, Holiday-Goodman M, Pinto S, Nair R., “Prescription Medication Needs Assessment of Toledo/Lucas County CareNet Patients,” American Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting, March 2008, San Diego, CA.

Pinto S, Lesch D. Determining Change in Knowledge and Skills about Disease Management Programs in 5th Year (P3) Pharm. D Students after Completing a Course. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, July 2007.

Morgan E, Pinto S. Evaluating the Impact of a Comprehensive Pharmaceutical Care Program on Patients with Diabetes in a Retail Setting. Annual American Pharmacists Association Meeting, March 2006.

Qureshi Z, Pinto S. “Assessing Knowledge and Skills of Pharmacists to perform Disease Management Services.” Annual American Pharmacists Association Meeting, March 2006.

Pinto S, Lipowski E, Segal R, Kimberline C, Algina J. “The other side of the PhRMA code: An assessment of physicians’ intent to comply with AMA’s ethical guidelines.” Drug Information Association-38th Annual meeting, June 2005.

Pinto S, Lipowski E, Segal R, Kimberline C, Algina J. “The American medical association’s guidelines on gifts to physicians: an assessment of intent to comply.” Annual American Pharmacists Association Meeting, March 2005.

Pinto S, Segal R, Winterstein A, Annis L, Pederson L, Willis M, Robinson D, Yates D. “Evaluation of pharmacist interventions in diabetic patients from rural community health centers.” Annual American Pharmacists Association Meeting, March 2004. Postgraduate Best Paper Award in the APPM section.

Annis L, Robinson D, Segal R, Pederson L, Willis M, Yates D, Winterstein A, Pinto S, Skipper A. “Evaluation of pharmacist interventions in diabetic patients from rural community health centers.” ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 2003.

Pinto S, Lively BT, Siganga W, Holiday-Goodman M, Kamm G, “ Patients’ perceptions of diabetes related Pharmaceutical Care Services using the Health Belief Model.” Drug Information Association-38th Annual meeting, June 2002.

Vuong A, Robinson D, Segal R, Annis L, Pederson L, Willis M, Winterstein A, Yates D, Pinto S. “Managing Diabetes In Florida-Based Community Health Centers: Description of a method for implementing pharmaceutical care.” ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 2002.

Pinto S, Segal R, Pederson L, Winterstein A, Robinson D, Annis L, Yates D, Willis M,“ Managing Diabetes in Community Health Centers.” Annual American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting, March 2002.

Pinto S, Lively BT, Siganga W, Holiday-Goodman M, Kamm G, “ Patients’ perceptions of diabetes related Pharmaceutical Care Services using the Health Belief Model” University of Florida, 150th Annual American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting, March 2002

Regional Conferences

Blazejewski L, Pinto S, Holl S, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C, Lengel A. “Mapping interventions to outcomes: identifying pharmacist interventions for diabetic patients that result in cost savings for employers,” Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA. Finalist for the Joe Wiederholt Award.

Partha G, Pinto S, Bechtol R, Ferrell M. “Comparing the effectiveness of pharmacist provided care for an employer-based MTM program in the management of hypertension through the assessment of clinical and economic outcomes,” Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Partha G, Pinto S, Vaidya V, Henry T. “Lowering the numbers: pharmacist interventions in managing blood pressure in outpatients,” Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Pinto S, Hinch B, Smith A, Howe J. “Supporting the need for an electronic medical records (EMR) system implementation for diabetes management within a general internal practice setting,” Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA. Award Finalist

Partha G, Pinto S, Ferrell M. “Impact of a community pharmacy based diabetes medication therapy management (MTM) program using the ECHO model,” Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA. Award Finalist.

Blazejewski L, Pinto S. “Evaluating the pharmacist-physician MTM collaborative relationship using patient outcomes,” Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Ferrell M, Pinto S, Bechtol R, Partha G. “Producing cost savings through an employer sponsored medication therapy management (MTM) program for patients with diabetes,” Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Blazejewski L, Pinto S, Holl S, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C, Lengel A. “Effective pharmacist-led medication therapy management (MTM) program for patients of a safety net program,” Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Shimman J, Ernsthausen L, Pinto S, Ramasamy A. “Practicing Pharmacists’ Attitudes Regarding Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs).” The Ohio Pharmacists Association Annual Conference and Trade Show, April 2009.

Ramasamy Abhilasha, Pinto S, Sahloff E. “Mail Order Pharmacy vs. Community Pharmacy: Development of a Reliable And Valid HIV-Patient Satisfaction Survey.” Accepted for Presentation at the 2008 Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference in Chicago, Jul 23-25. This was one of the 6 studies that was nominated for the “The Joe Wiederholt- Consortium for Research in Administrative Pharmacy Award.”

Ramasamy, Abhilasha, Pinto S. “Practicing Pharmacists' Beliefs Regarding Introductory Pharmacy Practice.” Accepted for a Talking Poster Presentation at the 2008 Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference in Chicago, Jul 23-25.

Deshpande Maithili, Pinto S. “Gender Differences in Physician Prescribing Behavior.” Accepted for Talking Poster Presentation at the 2008 Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference in Chicago, Jul 23-25.

Zhang Yanjun, Pinto S. “Physicians’ Intentions to Adopt Electronic Prescribing in Ohio Hospitals.” Accepted for Non-Talking Poster Presentation at the 2008 Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference in Chicago, Jul 23-25.

Kumar Jinender, Pinto S. “Patient’s attitudes towards gifts to physicians.” Accepted for Non-Talking Poster Presentation at the 2008 Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference in Chicago, Jul 23-25.

Blazejewski Lucas, Pinto S. “The Impact of Academic Detailing on Prescribing Patterns and its Effect on Quality of Life and Work Productivity of Patients with GERD.” Accepted for Non-Talking Poster Presentation at the 2008 Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference in Chicago, Jul 23-25.

Coletto M, Pinto S. “Developing a practice-based research network (PBRN) to evaluate medication therapy management programs (MTMP's).”The Ohio Pharmacists Association Annual Conference on April 11-13, 2008.

Coletto M, Pinto S. “Evaluating a multi-center diabetes medication therapy management program (MTMP) using the ECHO model.” Accepted for Presentation at the Ohio Pharmacists Association Annual Conference on April 11-13, 2008.

Lesch D, Pinto S. Patients’ Willingness to Pay for Inhaled insulin and Factors that Affect Willingness to Pay. Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy, July 27-29, 2006.

Ting W, Pinto S. Mail-Order pharmacy vs. conventional pharmacy: A comparison of HIV patients’ satisfaction with pharmacy services. Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy, July 27-29, 2006.

Pinto S, Segal R, Winterstein A, Pederson L, Robinson D, Annis L, Yates D, Willis M, “ Managing Diabetes in Community Health Centers.” Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference, June 2004.

Watcharathanakij S, Pinto S, Ried D. “Blood Pressure Medication Compliance and Depressive Symptoms among Patients with Coronary Artery Disease.” Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference, June 2004.

Pinto S, Lively BT, Siganga W, Holiday-Goodman M, Kamm G, “ Patients’ perceptions of diabetes related Pharmaceutical Care Services using the Health Belief Model” Podium Presentation at the Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference, June 2002.

Pinto S, Segal R, Pederson L, Winterstein A, Robinson D, Annis L, Yates D, Willis M,“ Managing Diabetes in Community Health Centers” Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference, June 2002.

Pinto S, Patel G, Siganga W, “Perceived usefulness, accessibility and accuracy of reference sources used by third year pharmacy students in writing a term paper.” University of Toledo, Podium Presentation at the MidWest Conference, July 2000.

Pinto S, Patel G, Siganga W, “Perceived usefulness, accessibility and accuracyof reference sources used by third year pharmacy students in writing a term paper.” University of Toledo, Podium Presentation at the Ohio Pharmacists Association, April 2000.

Local Conferences and Presentations:

Watcharathanakij S, Pinto S, Ried D. “Blood Pressure Medication Compliance and Depressive Symptoms among Patients with Coronary Artery Disease.” University of Florida, College of Pharmacy’s 17th Annual Research Showcase, April 2002

Pinto S, Segal R, Pederson L, Winterstein A, Robinson D, Annis L, Yates D, Willis M,“ Managing Diabetes in Community Health Centers” University of Florida, College of Pharmacy’s 15th Annual Research Showcase, April 2002

Pinto S, Lively BT, Siganga W, Holiday-Goodman M, Kamm G, “ Patients’ perceptions of diabetes related Pharmaceutical Care Services using the Health Belief Model” University of Florida, Graduate Student Research Forum, April 2002.

Last Updated: 6/26/15